TRU Global Competency Certificate – What is it? What are the benefits? How can I earn it!?

Visit our Study Abroad Ambassador of the week Kiera Ayres’ Global Competency Portfolio to see her Study Abroad Experience! –> http://kieraayres.wix.com/gcportfolio <– What Is It? The Thompson Rivers University Global Competency Certificate is a certificate that formally recognizes students for their international and intercultural experiences, knowledge, skills, and steps taken towards becoming a globalized citizen. Can be […]

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9 Benefits to Student Housing

1) Instant friends I found the first few days, okay the first few weeks, of being in Manchester a little intimidating. It was a new city, I could barely understand the accent and I wasn’t quite sure what I had gotten myself into. Having a house full of fellow international students to explore with allowed […]

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5 Key Differences Between Canada and UK’s Academic System

(Thompson Rivers University Vs The University of Salford) 1) Grading System The grading system in the UK is very different from Canada. Unfortunately this was one thing I absolutely did not expect coming over here and took a long while for me to wrap my head around it. Letter grades aren’t used; instead they use […]

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